Greater Edmonton Real Estate Blog

King Edward Park today is a charming mix of history and present day.

A mix of modern and original homes, quiet streets, access to shopping, a ravine trail system, and a central location; King Edward Park is truly a neighbourhood you’ll love to call home. With easy access to downtown, Whyte Avenue and the University, King Edward Park is close to the action while being just far enough away to stay quiet.

Neighbourhood Facts

The neighbourhood is bounded on the north by Whyte Avenue, on the east by 71 Street and on the south by 76 Avenue. The neighbourhood overlooks the Mill Creek Ravine on its west end. You’ll find Edmonton’s French quarter and the University’s Campus St. Jean just north of the neighbourhood as well.

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It is in Glenora where you will find some of Edmonton’s most stunning homes...

Located alongside Edmonton’s North Saskatchewan River Valley, Glenora is rich in natural beauty, history, and architecture. The neighbourhood is uniquely known for its beautiful historic homes, including, the Government House, built in 1913, and as the former home of the Royal Alberta Museum and the vast grounds it sits on. Residents of Glenora enjoy easy access to shops in the High Street district and along 124 Street, as well as the downtown core.

Neighbourhood Facts

Glenora is framed by 107 Avenue on its north end, the very popular North Saskatchewan River Valley and McKinnon Ravine on the south, by Groat Road on the east and by 142

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Welcome to historic Beacon Heights. From its beginnings as part of Beverly, a coal mining town amalgamated by Edmonton in 1961, to its modern form of an established neighbourhood with a strong cultural community, Beacon Heights is a neighbourhood with a rich history and a promising future. With many affordable homes as well as some wonderful new redevelopments, Beacon Heights has something for everyone.

Neighbourhood Facts

Beacon Heights is framed by 118 Avenue on its south end, 122 Avenue on the north, 50 Street on the west, and 34 Street on the east. Abbotsfield Mall, the new Abbotsfield Recreation Centre, and Rundle Park are also near Beacon Heights’ east boundary. Beacon Heights also contains Jubilee Park, which was

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...Alberta Avenue was rated the number two area in Edmonton for property investment by Avenue Magazine in 2015.

With Alberta Avenue undergoing revitalization, the neighbourhood is becoming an increasingly desirable place to live. This is due to its close proximity to the downtown core, and access to amenities such as public transit, the Commonwealth Stadium Recreation Centre, the Sprucewood Library, and many family owned restaurants and bakeries. Because of its reasonable house prices, Alberta Avenue was rated the number two area in Edmonton for property investment by Avenue Magazine in 2015.

Neighbourhood Facts

Alberta Avenue contains a large proportion of single family homes (72 percent of dwellings as per the

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 "...a beautiful place to watch the sunset and witness the brilliance of downtown at night..."

Griesbach is a developing neighbourhood in an established part of the city. The neighbourhood represents a major redevelopment effort undertaken by the Canada Lands Company on the site of a former Canadian national defense facility, originally developed in the 1950s. Griesbach was developed with outdoor space in mind. There is a large and abundant community garden as well as open green spaces with pathways and lakes. You will also find a long set of stairs that lead to the top of Griesbach Hill where you can look over the neighbourhood and very clearly see the downtown Edmonton skyline. The top of the hill is a beautiful place

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"...close to the Clareview LRT station and the new Clareview Recreation Centre, making it an excellent choice for families or those commuting downtown."

Hollick Kenyon is a newer neighbourhood in northeast Edmonton with well-maintained pathways laid throughout parkland and around the neighbourhood’s large stormwater lake. This neighbourhood is very popular with those looking to raise a family or wanting to escape the busyness of Edmonton’s more central neighbourhoods.

Neighbourhood Facts

Hollick Kenyon is bounded on the south by 153 Avenue, on the north by 167 Avenue, on the west by 59A Street, on the south by the 153 Avenue arterial roadway and on the east by the new alignment of the 50 Street arterial roadway.

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"There is no question as to why Avenue Magazine named Strathcona the Best Neighbourhood in Edmonton in 2016."

When it comes to restaurants, cafes, bars and shopping, few, if any,  Edmonton neighbourhoods can match the vibrancy of Strathcona. It takes time to experience all that Strathcona has to offer. The arts has a very strong presence in this area and the neighbourhood community is alive as people are always out and about.

Neighbourhood Facts

Strathcona is located in south central Edmonton and overlooks both the North Saskatchewan River and Mill Creek Ravine. The neighbourhood is bounded on the south by Whyte Avenue, on the north by Saskatchewan Drive, on the west by 107 Street, and on the east by Mill Creek

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Conveniently located between Edmonton’s River Valley and downtown, Riverdale is a beautiful mature neighbourhood that is highly sought after. From Riverdale, it’s easy to access all the culinary gems and shopping of downtown Edmonton, as well as the spectacular views and seemingly endless trail system of the North Saskatchewan River Valley. The tranquility of nature and the buzz of city life - you have the best of both worlds in Riverdale.

Neighbourhood Facts

Riverdale is located east of the downtown core, approximately one kilometre east of City Hall. It is bounded to the south and east by the North Saskatchewan River, to the north and southwest by the river valley and by Rowland Road and 101 Avenue to the west.

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“Location” is the big draw for current residents of Ottewell, and rightly so. Ottewell is situated away from the bustle of downtown Edmonton and Whyte Avenue, but remains a quick drive or single bus ride away from both. Residents we spoke to echoed this sentiment. One resident we spoke to has called Ottewell home for over 50 years. She’s not the only one that thinks so either. With 47 percent of residents in Ottewell having lived in their homes for 5 years or longer, it is clearly a neighbourhood that is desirable and sought after.

Neighbourhood Facts

Ottewell is laid amongst some major arterial roadways making it easy to get in and out of the neighbourhood while the mature trees and homey feel of the area makes it easy to

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Northmount is a neighbourhood that gives you everything you could possibly need, and easy access to anything above and beyond those needs. The neighbourhood appeals to a wide range of residents, proving it is a wonderful place to raise a family and retire. The neighbourhood's main commercial spot, North Town Centre, underwent a major transformation in 2009, upgrading it from a standard mall into a welcoming and accessible modern retail hub.

Neighbourhood Facts

Most of the land in Northmount is residential. Approximately 61 percent of dwellings in Northmount are owned and nearly 62 percent of the neighbourhood’s dwelling units are single detached homes. Three schools, a large park, community league facilities and the

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